A) It will drain the purulent drainage from the empyema that caused it
B) It is the appropriate post-operative treatment for a pneumothorax
C) It will increase the intrathoracic pressure, restoring it back to normal
D) It will drain air out of the thorax, restoring normal intrathoracic pressure
With a pneumothorax, which is not the result of a surgical procedure, normal intrathoracic pressure increases as a result of the opening in the thorax which allows outside air to rush in and "collapse" the lung; therefore, draining the air out of the thoracic cage reduces that increased intrathoracic pressure and restores it to normal - essentially re-inflating the collapsed lung.
A) Ensure the client is free from pain, nausea, or dyspena
B) refer the client's family to the chaplain
C) discuss the options for advance directions with the client and family
D) collaborate with the multidisciplinary team members
Your response was" A". The correct answer is A: Ensure the client is free from pain, nausea, or dyspena The client should
be kept as comfortable and free from pain, nausea, or dyspnea as possible. After the immediate needs of the client are
met, any of the other choices would be appropriate.
A) Scrambled egg, hash browned potatoes, large nectarine
B) 3oz. chicken, 1/2 C. corn, lettuce salad, small banana
C) 1 C. macaroni, 3/4 C. peas, glass whole milk, medium pear
D) Beef, 1/2 C. lima beans, glass of skim milk, 3/4 C. strawberries
A) Identification of a change in skin color
B) Report the finding of any break in the skin
C) Assessment of the integumentary condition
D) Apply lotion to unaffected areas
Your response was" A". The correct answer is C: Assessment of the integumentary condition
The RN is ultimately responsible for thorough, ongoing assessment and evaluation of integument for this client. Because
the nurse is responsible for all care-related decisions, only implementation tasks that do not require independent judgment
can be delegated
A) is responsible for motivation of employees towars the organizational goals
B) assumes employees are self-motivated and want to work toward organizational and personal goals
C) takes a hands-off attitude and makes no decisions for employees
D) organizes teams of staff and gives compensation to the team rather than individual success
Your response was" A". The correct answer is B: assumes employees are self-motivated and want to work toward
organizational and personal goals McGregor''s theory placed management behaviors on a continuum, with Y being a set
of propositions that describes managers as supporting people who naturally work for organizational and personal goals
A) Notify the healthcare provider within that shift
B) Ask about medications taken during pregnancy
C) Record the findings while thinking that they are "normal"
D) Obtain fluid to check for glucose by dextrastix
Your response was" B". The correct answer is A: Elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) Confusion and irritability are signs of
renal encephalopathy secondary to elevated levels of BUN and creatinine in the blood. Other options do not explain the
client\u2019s behavior. Potassium levels are generally high in renal failure. Side effects of calcium depletion manifest as
abdominal and muscle cramping and hyperactive reflexes. Metabolic acidosis not alkalosis is seen in renal failure.
B) Indifference C) Disapproval D) Fear
Your response was" B". The correct answer is A: Discrimination The differential treatment of individuals because they
belong to a minority group. Generally refers to the limiting of opportunities, choices, or life experiences because of
prejudices about individuals, cultures, or social groups.
A) Tricuspid, pulmonary, mitral, aortic B) Aortic, mitral, tricuspic, pulmonary C) Pulmonary, aortic, mitral, tricuspid D) Mitral, pulmonary, tricuspic, aortic
A) Only for services provided by specialists
B) A flat rate for each service rendered
C) A pre-determined fee for all services
D) The usual and customary fee for services
Your response was" B". The correct answer is C: A pre-determined fee for all services An HMO plan is a plan that provides for all services based on a flat rate. During the specified period of enrollment, all health care services are provided with no additional fees.
A) "You are young and will have other children."
B) "Nature has a way of getting rid of the imperfect."
C) "Tell me about your pregnancy experience."
D) "You have an angel in heaven watching over you now."
A) Assess lochia for color and amount
B) Monitor pulse and blood pressure
C) Call the health care provider immediately
D) Ask the woman to empty her bladder
A) "I will change the urine bag as needed."
B) "I will be sure to sit up or move around as much as I can."
C) "I will take the medication to prevent infection only when the urine gets to be cloudy."
D) "I plan to get lots of bottled water since it is easier to have nearby."
Prophylactic antibiotics are given continuously. Sitting up enhances the drainage of urine to prevent stasis in the kidney and bladder. Adequate fluid intake will prevent crystallization of the urine and stone formation. Routine changing of the urine bag, as needed is appropriate.
A) aspirate for the color and pH test
B) inject air while listening for the gastric gurgle
C) check the results of the X-ray of tube placement
D) measure the residual volume then reinsert the aspirate
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